“Best Buy” 94 & 93 Points from Wine & Spirits

We are excited to announce Wine & Spirits Magazine featured our 2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 and Block 9-115 in the December issue as Best Buys. Only 72 cases of each wine were made, and they were released to Wine Club members earlier this year, which means there are only a few cases left of […]

2012 Watershed Pinot Noir Makes Seattle Times’ Top 50 for 2014

Andy Perdue, the wine writer for Seattle Times, released the Pacific Northwest Top 50 Wines for 2014 a yesterday. Andy only considered wines that were tasted under blind conditions. Out of about 1,700 wineries located in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho and British Columbia) Andy tasted roughly 5,000 wines this year.  That’s a ton […]

Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

We were excited to have  our 2012 Pinot Noir Watershed, 2012 Pinot Noir Block 10 and 2013 Rosé invited to the Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition this year. These three wines have garnered quite a bit of press this year, and we are extremely happy to see them finish well with other top rated wines. […]

Portland Monthly Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2014

We are excited to announce that our Limited Release 2012 Pinot Noir Block 9-115 was selected in Portland Monthly’s annual Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2014. 2012 Pinot Noir Block 9-115 came in at number 26. There is extremely tough competition throughout the state with some phenomenal wines that were submitted. “97.1 Think dark cherry pie filling […]

American Winery Guide Review

“Visitors and personal guests often ask me for winery recommendations here in the Willamette Valley. I try to determine what is most important to them. Is it a chic tasting room, educational tours, location? Winter’s Hill Vineyard is on my short list for people looking for two things – really delicious, well-made wine and the […]

Wine Press Northwest Blind Tasting Results

Wine Press Northwest recently conducted a blind tasting of Pinot noir from Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Our 2012 Pinot noirs received some great reviews. Outstanding! Winter’s Hill Estate 2012 Watershed Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $25: Longtime Dundee Hills winery Winter’s Hill created this wine, which pays tribute to the fact that its vineyard borders the […]

Rosé of Pinot Noir is “delightful and refreshing.”

As we savor the last few weeks of Summer, we are finding that our Rosé pairs well with just about everything. Apparently, Great Northwest Wine agrees, rating our 2013 Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir Outstanding. “The spirit of Burgundy shows with this delightful and refreshing pink from an estate block designated for rosé. Fruity aromas […]

Wine Spectator 90 pts 2012 Pinot Gris

Great review for our 2012 Pinot Gris from the Wine Spectator “Fresh and sleek, with pretty melon and lemon curd flavors on a polished frame, lingering easily.”

91-93pts! Tanzer reviews for 2012 Pinot Noir

Each year Josh Raynolds, of the Tanzer International Wine Cellar, produces one of the most extensive and thorough tastings of Oregon Pinot Noir.  We are very pleased with the scores that our 2012 Pinot Noir received. 91 pts 2012 Winter’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir Watershed   “Lurid red.  Sexy, high-pitched aromas of fresh raspberry and candied […]

90 points, & Top 5 Rosés for Summer 2014 for our 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir

Editor-in-Chief of Snooth Gregory Dal Piaz recently reviewed our 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir, giving it 90 points. “Spicy on the nose with lightly candied suggestions of red cherry and strawberry fruit that show excellent intensity and purity. Nice acids open on the palate, which shows a hint of richness and lovely, pure, and slightly […]